Buster Posey RUMORS & NEWS

  • Giants All-Star Buster Posey gets MRI on ailing thumb

    San Jose Mercury News "Buster Posey is out of Monday’s lineup at Petco Park and the Giants were awaiting MRI results on his ailing left thumb. Posey went for the precautionary tests Monday because the injury got worse over the weekend at Arizona, when he went 1 for 11 and hit one ball out of the infield. He has dealt..." August 29

  • Buster Posey: ‘I would love nothing more’ than to retire as a Giant

    San Francisco Chronicle "One cool thing with Giants catcher Buster Posey being an All-Star is hanging out for a couple of days with Yadier Molina. Molina is the dean of major-league catchers, an eight-time All-Star and likely future Hall of Famer. He turns 35 on Thursday and recently signed an extension through 2020,..." July 11

  • Giants' Nunez, Posey exit early with leg injuries against Rockies

    CSN Bay Area "Only two Giants veterans have consistently hit over the past month, and both of them were removed from the game in the seventh inning Thursday. A few minutes after Eduardo Nuñez was taken back to the clubhouse, Buster Posey hobbled down the dugout steps with a trainer. Nuñez has been listed as..." June 16

  • Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland, Buster Posey: Chapter 2 should be the end

    USA Today "You know it’s coming. There will definitely be retaliation taken Tuesday night by the Washington Nationals when they play the San Francisco Giants. You want to take down one of ours, we’re going to take down one of yours. It may sound like vigilante justice, but it happens to be the code..." May 30

  • Giants' Posey stayed out of brawl because it was 'a little dangerous'

    Total Pro Sports "During every brawl in MLB history since the beginning time – When a batter charges the mound, the catcher is right there in pursuit to try and protect his pitcher. Buster Posey was having none of it. When Bryce Harper charged the mound after Hunter Strickland hit him with a fastball, benches..." May 30

  • Buster Posey on argument with Brandon Belt: “That’s something we’ll handle together”

    San Jose Mercury News "What exactly was going on between Buster Posey and Brandon Belt in the handshake line after the Giants’ 3-1, 13-inning victory Saturday night? Posey and Belt appeared to stare down one another. Then Posey scowled and appeared to snap at Belt. Posey also spent a moment looking upset while..." May 22

  • Buster Posey at the plate: Did minor adjustment propel a power surge?

    San Francisco Chronicle "Hitters constantly tweak their stances, swings and approaches, and that goes for .300 hitters. A recent adjustment by Buster Posey has helped him elevate some pitches and advance his power stroke. The Giants’ catcher usually has a noticeable leg kick before he turns on a pitch, but not so much..." May 13

  • Giants activate Buster Posey from 7-day concussion DL

    Sporting News "The Giants activated catcher Buster Posey from the seven-day concussion disabled list Tuesday, bringing him back in the minimum amount of time after he took a pitch to the head last week. Posey, who was 7 for 21 (.333) before sustaining the injury, will return as a designated hitter and bat..." April 18

  • Giants catcher Buster Posey starts working out, reports feeling good

    San Jose Mercury News "Three days after getting hit by a fastball to the helmet, Buster Posey’s condition and progress are encouraging to Giants manager Bruce Bochy. Posey already has begun exercising, and elevating his heart rate has not brought on any concussion symptoms, Bochy said. The manager was more optimistic..." April 14

  • Posey: Decision to go on concussion DL 'bigger than baseball'

    CSN Bay Area "After years of using “Hell on Wheels” as his walk-up song, Buster Posey switched to a different country tune for Monday’s home opener. Seconds after it played for the first time, he was sitting in the dirt. “I might need to change it (back),” he said Tuesday, smiling. “I’ve already thought..." April 13

  • Source: Giants to put Buster Posey on disabled list

    CSN Bay Area "The Giants plan to put catcher Buster Posey on the disabled list Tuesday, NBC Sports Bay Area has learned, with Tim Federowicz getting called up to back up Nick Hundley. Posey was said to be feeling alright, but the team committed to making the move out of an abundance of caution. There was no..." April 11

  • Posey Takes Pitch to Helmet in First At-Bat, Leaves Game Immediately

    CSN Bay Area "Buster Posey was pulled in the first inning of the home opener after taking a 94 mph fastball off the helmet. Posey was hit on the second pitch he saw from Taijuan Walker, and he immediately went down, although he didn’t lose consciousness. Posey sat down until trainer Dave Groeschner and..." April 10

  • What makes Buster Posey baseball's best defensive catcher

    ESPN "For the first time in nearly a decade, the reigning National League Gold Glove Award winner at catcher is someone other than Yadier Molina and with that honor comes the transfer of the title of best defensive catcher in baseball. San Francisco Giants backstop Buster Posey won his first Gold..." March 25